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Leaf Collection

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Trash Curb Cart Exchange

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

WM will begin swapping carts on Friday, September 20, 2019.  WM will continue cart swaps on Thursday, September 26, 2019, Friday, September 27, 2019, Thursday, October 3, 2019 and Friday, October 4, 2019 if necessary. 

Hydrant Flushing

Tuesday, August 27, 2019

The City of Saline will begin flushing hydrants as part of a routine maintenance program to achieve the highest water quality to residents. 

Starting September 23, 2019, the Department of Public Works (DPW) will flush various hydrants throughout the City.  Hydrant flushing will continue through Friday, October 11, 2019.

Fall Cemetery Cleanup

Tuesday, August 6, 2019

The annual fall cleanup of Oakwood Cemetery is tentatively scheduled to begin on Monday, September 23, 2019, weather permitting. 

Any item determined by the City to be in poor condition will be discarded. 

City of Saline Annual Drinking Water Quality

Thursday, June 27, 2019

The City of Saline draws its water from five wells throughout the city. All five wells are 120  feet deep and  are drawing  water from glacial deposits. We distributed 1,132,000 gallons of water on  average per  day in 2018.  On  July 12th,  we  reached  our  peak day and pumped 2,071,000 gallons. In 2018 we produced a total of 398,358,000 gallons.

Industrial Drive under construction

Friday, June 21, 2019

Beginning on or around Wednesday, June 26, 2019, Industrial Drive from Bemis Road to Woodland Road will be under construction. The road will remain open to NORTHBOUND TRAFFIC ONLY during this time. Detour routes for Industrial Drive will be in place for southbound traffic, as shown in this map. NO WORK WILL BE DONE AT THE MICHIGAN AVENUE INTERSECTION.

General Appropriations Act FY20

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Saline Area Historical Society Volunteer

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

The Saline Area Historical Society is looking for people who would like to volunteer as guides at the historic Rentschler Farm Museum and help out at the gift shop on Saturdays from 11 to 3. No experience necessary. Members can show you everything you need to know. If interested please contact James Peters, President of the Saline Area Historical Society at (734) 429 0821 or at jameshpeters2@gmail.com

Prohibition on the Feeding of Wild Animals

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

The City of Saline Ordains:

Section 1. Addition.  A new section 58-280 of Article VII, Chapter 58 entitled “Prohibition on the Feeding of Wild Animals” is hereby added to Code of the City of Saline as follows:

SECTION 58-280 - Prohibition on the Feeding of Wild Animals

            (a)        Purpose. The City of Saline finds that the feeding of unconfined wild animals can be                                 detrimental to wild animals, causes a public health nuisance, jeopardizes public and private                      property, and constitutes a safety hazard that is detrimental to the general health, safety,                         and general welfare of the public. 

Trash Collection Schedule

Thursday, March 14, 2019

2019 Trash Collection Schedule:  April - June

The following collection schedule pertains to residential curbside collection.

Hydrant Flushing

Thursday, March 14, 2019

HYDRANT FLUSHING

MAY 1-24, 2019

 

The City of Saline will begin flushing hydrants as part of a routine maintenance program to achieve the highest water quality to residents. 

 

Starting May 1, 2019, the Department of Public Works (DPW) will flush various hydrants throughout the City.  Hydrant flushing will continue through Friday, May 24, 2019.

 

Although it may appear that hydrant flushing is ‘wasting water’, hydrant flushing is an important preventative maintenance step to the City’s water distribution system.

 

Yard Waste Collection

Thursday, March 14, 2019

Yard Waste Collection 

Residential yard waste collection begins the first week of April and will continue through the end of November. 

The following are standard regulations for yard waste collection.

Washtenaw Industrial Facility PFAS

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

The City of Saline was recently notified by the Washtenaw County Health Department (WCHD) and the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) that there is a new site in Washtenaw County where elevated levels of PFAS have been found.  The MDEQ sampled the property located at 232 Monroe Street (formerly Universal Die Cast, now owned by Adient) in the City of Saline.  The former Universal Die Cast site was a metal plater of die cast parts. The property is vacant; all buildings and associated infrastructure have been removed from the site. 

City of Saline WWTP Odor Project Update

Tuesday, January 8, 2019

The project remains on schedule for the WWTP odor control system to be substantially complete by June 30, 2019, with total completion by July 30, 2019.  Work is being performed daily at the WWTP.  The air duct support foundations have been installed.  Through the winter months, the contractors will assemble duct supports and ducts to collect the odorous air and deliver it to the odor control units.  The WWTP odor control treatment units have been ordered and will be manufactured over the winter months for delivery in the spring.